The current auction is the always very popular $5 reserve card auction. Initial bids must be placed by 8 PM EST on the final day of the auction is Wednesday March 9, 2022. To register and bid in the auction go to www.Cleansweepauctions.com.
We open the auction with some interesting 19th century baseball cards, these include a Tobin Lithograph King Kelly, a skinned 1888 Lorillard Detroit Tigers team, N29 Morrell and a pair of collector grade Mayo Cut Plus. The auction continues with a run of collector grade T206 singles with many HOFers and three PSA graded T210 Old Mills.
There are some clean mid-grade T201 Double Folders with a Walter Johnson SGC 4, several lower grade T3 Turkey Reds and several mid-grade T202 Triple Folders. We have offerings of graded 1921 Exhibits and 1928 Tharp’s Ice Cream and a really nice run of graded 1933 Goudey HOFers. Super hot cards of late, the highlights here include a 119 Rogers Hornsby PSA 4, 158 Moe Berg PSA 3 and a 220 Lefty Grove PSA 4.
There is also a similar offering of quality Diamond Star HOFers, including a Greenberg PSA 2.5, Foxx PSA 3 and Hornsby PSA 3. We have six of the very scarce 1935 Schutter-Johnson cards as singles, two affordable R cards of Honus Wagner and 1939 and 1941 Play Balls, including Ted Williams.
Post-war collectors will see 1948 Bowmans with Berra and Musial PSA 2s, 1948 Leafs with a Kiner RC PSA 4, 1949 Bowmans with a Campanella PSA 1.5 and 1951 Berk Ross cards with a Musial PSA 3. Other highlights include a 1949 Sportstamp Complete Set, a pair of 1951 Connie Mack All Stars, a 1951 Bowman partial set and a 1952 Berk Ross Jackie Robinson.
The rest of the 1950s Topps and Bowman issues include a fine selection of collector grade superstars and Rookie Cards, from a 1956 Mantle PSA 3 to a 1954 Topps Banks RC SGC 1.5, a 1955 Topps Koufax RC SGC 4, 1955 Bowman Mantle PSA 3 etc. We have collector grade near sets of 1956 through 1958 Topps, an offering of 1960s partial sets with some oddball issues and other clean cards.
We have a small but strong offering from the other major sports. The highlights here include 1961-2 Fleer cards of Baylor, Chamberlain and West, N28 Jack Dempsey, T9 Jack Johnson and five clean mid-grade National Chicle football cards.